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January 2002 - News archive

To view UCI races for the month of January, please refer to the respective calendars for:
Local and national results

Tuesday, January 1
   News - Welcome to 2002, Hauptmann continues with Tacconi Sport, Streel to continue with Landbouwkrediet, Clarke too strong in Perth series, CZ Velo Cycling Team

Wednesday, January 2
   News - Mario Cipollini's New Year's resolution, Delayed start for Millward in Skilled Geelong Bay Classic, Look out for Wong in Wellington, Tournant voted 2nd in L'Equipe's "Champions", Longo and Rous awarded, Trofeo Marca Sprint to Alejandro Valverde and Café Baqué, Centennial Park update: good news for cyclists

Thursday, January 3
   Second edition news - Tour of Qatar launched in Paris, 2001: Tommy Campbell's Irish perspective, Zoulfia Zabirova interview
   News - Bay Series news: O'Grady's stray helmet encounter, Evans & Millward to start Friday, "Best-ever" first stage, Aitken favourite for today

Friday, January 4
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 1: Best male cyclo-cross rider, Best female cyclo-cross rider, Best product
   News - Bay Series news: An Evening with Stuart; Big turnout for today's Aussie crit champs; Women's race extended, Dunlap to race in Texas, ONCE waits for kit, iBanesto.com 2002, Pantani starts 2002 campaign, Italian teams roll out, Mori to Team Jura

Saturday, January 5
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 2: Best male mountain biker, Best female mountain biker, Dream bike
   News - Bugno to front Belgian court, Farm Frites to end sponsorship, Europeans arrive for Tour Down Under, Carney poised for Tasmanian award, Cyclingnews' Forman triumphs in Bay Series celeb race, British Cycling backs velodrome plan, USA Cycling announces 'cross worlds team, Saturn-Timex Women's Challenge, Kam Po-Wong turns pro, Last minute deals for Pencolé and Templier, Van Dooren rejoins B One, FSA cranks B One, Three new sponsors for Saturn, Roland Green signs with Sotox

Sunday, January 6
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 3: Best Female team, Best Male team, Best Photograph
   News - Was Fausto Coppi murdered?, The Skilled Geelong Bay Classic series, Saeco's early season division, Alison Dunlap comes out to play, All dressed up, but no place to go, World Masters Championships, Chilean Cycling Program, Nothstein and the Roller derby at Lehigh Valley

Monday, January 7
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 4: Best male track rider, Best female track rider, Most improved rider
   News - More revelations in 'Was Coppi murdered?' case, NSW cleans up in Bay Series, Bay Series ends in party mode, Four inducted into Vic Cycling Hall of Fame, Undisclosed substances in food supplements, USA Cycling seeks new CEO, One Point Five: Yet another headset standard, George Hincapie interviewed

Tuesday, January 8
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 5: Best male road rider, Best female road rider, Legend of Cycling
   News - Ivory Coast rider in Coppi case identified, Alison Dunlap crashes Texas 'cross scene, An Evening with O'Grady, Carney poised for Tasmanian Rider of the Season Award, Tour de Langkawi news: iteamNova.com & Lotto-Adecco line-ups, Bremen Six starts Thursday, Pontoni to speak out, Axelsson gets four years, Colnago Landbouwkrediet hits the road, Leysen to Marlux, Eighth rider for team Jura

Wednesday, January 9
   Second edition news - Cyclingnews Reader Awards 2001, Part 6: The Finale: Best Performance of the Year and Rider of The Year
   News - Ekimov to run Itera team, Acqua&Sapone shows its colours, Australian Open Championships starts tomorrow, Five more teams name Langkawi rosters, Zabel and Arndt voted German Number One, Mapei's "Young Group" goes training, Gong for MacGregor, Joergen Marcussen to CSC Tiscali, Zaxby's reborn as Jittery Joe's

Thursday, January 10
 Second edition news - Graeme Obree in suicide attempt, Cyclingnews Reader Poll publisher's note, More Cipo pics
   News - Paris-Nice in rescue talks with Tour de France, Coppi case magistrates consider exhumation, Ullrich starts the year with the flu, O'Grady meets the fans, Zabel backs Dusseldorf Olympic bid, Leysen actually to Palmans, Perry injured, Team Coast hopes for Tour, Bonjour presents two 2002 squads, US 'Cross Worlds team seeks funding, Correction: Jorgen Marcussen

Friday, January 11
 Second edition news - McKenzie crashes during training, Sydney to host Track World Cup for seven years, Women's Tour de Snowy to go ahead in March, Stage two of Driedaagse De Panne modified, Cyclingnews interviews Servais Knaven, LA police banned from trails, Readers page for Graeme Obree, Lieswyn kicks off 2002 with a win, more 'cross, Acqua e Sapone pics
   News - Fassa Bortolo 2002, Jean Delatour stays at home, Decision delayed in Meier case, More French teams invited to Tour Méditerranéen, Montreal World Cup awarded, Pontoni aiming for another World Championship, Swiss cyclo-cross championship in Stäfa, Julien Absalon fractures wrist, Irish cycling development camp

Saturday, January 12
   News - Cofidis presents its team for 2002, Coppi case: more denials, Dorland signs for Powerplate-Bik, Italian elite women get together, French cyclo-cross championships program, Junior field for Belgian cyclo-cross championship, NCCA All-American squads

Sunday, January 13
  News - Saturn in 2002, From Kelme to the law?, Gaumont on the comeback, Lance's Olympic Flame, Triathlete in hit-and-run, Northampton Cycling Club work to get Hill in Belgium, Team Krystal/Powerade

Monday, January 14
  Second Edition news - JCTDU news: Tafi wants "one good victory"; O'Grady "quietly confident"; Evans on borrowed wheels, Kirsipuu Keen for Kudos, Tighello snags spot from McKenzie, O'Neill sets sights on Giro & World's TTs, Cyclingnews readers express support for Obree
  News - Triathlete Harrop dies after hit-and-run, Tighello to ride in place of injured McKenzie in JCTDU, National titles comment from Scott Sunderland, Dutch & French cyclo-cross teams for the World's, Pantani turns 32, Index-Alexia gets together in Salo, Somarriba finds a new team - in Italy, Al Stern coming back from hit-and-run

Tuesday, January 15
  Second Edition news - JCTDU news: Macca takes it on the chin, Team presentation, Adelaide Hilton, Daniele Nardello: Italian champ shows his colours, Kirsipuu Keen for Kudos, Captain America Down Under, Driver in cyclist death wants no jury, Dutch Ride for the Roses, Cycling Tasmania Rider of the Season 2001-2002, Order of Merit Update, Lehigh Valley Velodrome Roller Race
  News - Armstrong training in Arizona, Spaar Select protests against De Clercq's win, National teams for Cyclo-cross World's: Belgium, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dutch cyclo-cross championships 2003 in Huijbergen, Mallorca Challenge 2002, Five riders test positive from Vuelta a Guatemala

Wednesday, January 16
  News - JCTDU news: Dean spends first wedding anniversary racing, Macca takes it on the chin, McEwen comments on the national championships, Giro Blitz: Alexia riders heard by police, Ferrari trial continues, Spanish team for Cyclo-cross World's, No decision yet in Groenendaal case, Mapei's Belgians to ride Ronde van Vlaanderen, Mapei spotting in California, Lampre-Daikin to hold two press conferences, Housatonic Valley Classic returns, Fund to help Al Stern, Clif Bar sponsors two Minnesota cyclists for RAAM, I.Martin/KB Home Elite Cycling Team

Thursday, January 17
  News - JCTDU news: Scott Sunderland – another big step, Live stage coverage each day, Saeco-Longoni Sport finish in Terracina, Mapei-Quick Step, Euskaltel team presentations, New future for David O'Loughlin, CSC top sponsor of the Grand Prix Aarhus, La Grande Boucle féminine to start in the Netherlands, Clásica Almería 2002, Igor Bonciucov looking for a new team, iteamNova hold training camp, Change for 7UP/Nutra Fig, Realitybikes.com changes plans for 2002

Friday, January 18
   Second Edition news - JCTDU news: Stage 3's Man of the Day, McGee's support for junior riders, A windy day, Whatever happened to Ludovic Capelle, Robert Tighello - the wildcard shows his stuff, Somarriba's new team, Hoogerheidegets 2003 cyclo-cross World Cup, Swedish Cup winner to Powerplace-Bik, Bikesource Cannondale Cycling Team 2002
  News - Rabobank team presentation, Lampre-Daikin 2002, Acqua & Sapone to hold another team presentation, Saturn kicks off 2002, CCC gets stronger, Paris-Nice update, 13 division I teams to ride Vuelta

Saturday, January 19
   Second Edition News - Jacob's Creek Tour news: Anyone got a spare C40?, Sunderland update, Brett Aitken's plans
   News - Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under news: Sunderland out for 3 months, Julich in the pink, Evans' missing gear found? Aitken plans post-racing career, McGrory disappointed after Bremen Six, Paris-Nice negotiations continue, Pontoni faces exclusion, Banned Møller is Danish Rider of the Year, Peña interview, Sime comes to the Mälarenergi party, Global Racing 2002, Cityscape becomes Churchill-Higher Gear

Sunday, January 20
   Second Edition News - UCI only confirms 12, So you think you can ride long distances?
   News - Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under news: Cadel Evans winds up and winds down, An interview with Brad Davidson, A team car ride with Team Francaise Des Jeux, Millar with glandular fever, U.S. Postal Service, Lehigh Valley Velodrome Signs 2-Year Deal, Team Jura, South African warning, Spinal Tap comes to cycling with Team Earth Fare

Monday, January 21
   News - Fassa Bortolo poised for major moves in 2002, Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under news: McEwen the champion sprinter, Mapei takes team prize, McPartland keeps U23 crown for United Water, First 'Tour Of Qatar' gets underway, US Postal camp report, No end in sight for Jalabert, Austrian team for the World's, Verizon Wireless-Cervelo looking for a rider, Campione Racing Team

Tuesday, January 22
   News - 22 teams in Tour de France?, More ado about Coppi, Rogers emulates Dag Otto Lauritzen, Berden makes Belgian World's selection, Grande and Hall looking forward to 'cross World's, Rafael Casero signs for Jazztel, Cane Creek-Subaru 2002 line-up, Volksbank-Ideal: Austrian division III team

Wednesday, January 23
   News - Pantani's soigneur & team-mates questioned, Simoni picks up Tour gauntlet, Big turn-out expected at Zolder, Italian world's team announced: Pontoni excluded, Bessette loses appeal for world's berth, French world's team announced, Support US cross riders, Fullana to Orbea, UCI amends MTB World Cup schedule, IMBA representatives to visit Australia, Another Acqua&Sapone launch, New women's team: Diet Rite, Jelly Belly returns, adds Carlsbad Clothing

Thursday, January 24
   News - Kappes breaks collarbone, Italian survey on doping, Étoile de Bessèges in trouble, UAE want a stage race, No comments from Belgian coaches, Garzelli awarded, Mapei-Quick Step team presentation, Fatima Blazquez retires, A quick chat with Ken Ilegems, US National Championship schedule, BuckheadVelo 2002 roster, Race Around Australia

Friday, January 25
   Second Edition News - ITERA - a presentation without a presentation, Triathlete bashed on the Gold Coast, Jame Carney is Cycling Tasmania Rider-of-the-Season, Volvo-Cannondale 2002, 2002 McLane Pacific, Australia's best enter Wildside MTB, The Ness Monster 2 Day Cycle Race
   News - Ullrich in good shape, Risi and Betschart are tops, Bartko subs for Kappes in Berlin, Gerolsteiner presentation, Lotto-Adecco 2002, Armstrong, USPS and Capriati get USOC honours, Javier Otxoa awarded, End of the month decisions for Meier and Hamburger cases, Cannondale Midwest Cycling Team, Recycle-A-Bicycle track racing program, Fix It Friday: gear adjustment

Saturday, January 26
   News - Paris-Nice cancelled, Swiss riders injured in another Gold Coast crash, Crédit Agricole lines up, Funding increase for Cycling Ireland, Over-training explained, Lenosky hops on to Giant, Seymour off to italy, Jittery Joe's 2002

Sunday, January 27
   News - A possible saviour for Paris-Nice?, Mega Mapei wants to regain top spot in '02, VDB starts well, Nijs set for World Cup win, Bramati in for Pontoni, Kappes may ride in Ballerup, Nice is nice for young Aussies, Tour de Georgia, Joseph Sunde Memorial Criteriums, Queen City Wheels/Wright Brothers 2002